For more information:

ADVANCE Resource Center

001 Carlotti Hall

75 Lower College Road

Kingston, RI  02881


Phone:  (401) 874-9422

Fax: (401) 874 - 5780


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Enhancing the academic careers of women in science, technology, engineering, & mathematics

Retention Guidelines

ADVANCE is developing faculty retention guidelines, which will be available soon. Other ADVANCE institutions have developed excellent guidelines, which we have used in developing ours. We especially would like to thank the University of Washington, whose work we have relied on most.

Resources for Retention




Eastern Washington University

Faculty Retention, Tenure, & Promotion Review Final Report (February, 2004)

llinois State University, College of Arts & Sciences

  Faculty Retention Implementation Committee Summary & Recommendations
National Association of Independent Schools   Faculty Retention: Best Practices
Texas Higher Education, Coordinating Board   Faculty Turnover & Retention: A Summary of Faculty Exit Surveys at Texas Public Universities, Health-Related Institutions, and Technical Colleges
University of California, Los Angeles: Office of Academic Development   Recruitment & Retention Guidelines
University of Colorado: Office of Academic Affairs   Faculty Recruitment & Retention Task Force Report
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: ADVANCE Project   STRIDE: Science & Technology Recruiting to Improve Diversity & Excellence
University of Washington: Center for Institutional Change   Faculty Retention Toolkit